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Carluccio's - Islington

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305-307 Upper Street, London N1 2TU, England
0207 359 8167
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Dining options: Breakfast/Brunch

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  • 24
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  • 6
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Rating summary
  • Food
    3.5 of 5 stars
    Service
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 stars
Most recent review
The best branch I've been to.

Carluccio's is Carluccio's - you know what to expect - good food in a nice atmosphere. The Angel branch is the best one I've been to (and I've been to a lot of them!).

4 of 5 starsReviewed March 3, 2015
FatChoiSlim
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London, United Kingdom
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52 Reviews from our TripAdvisor Community

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English first
London, United Kingdom
Top Contributor
108 reviews 108 reviews
86 restaurant reviews
19 helpful votes 19 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 3, 2015 NEW

Carluccio's is Carluccio's - you know what to expect - good food in a nice atmosphere. The Angel branch is the best one I've been to (and I've been to a lot of them!).

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London, United Kingdom
2 reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 25, 2015

we have excellent lunch with my friends last Saturday 24/01 very good food and service . Would always go back .

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LONDON
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6 reviews 6 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
1 of 5 stars Reviewed January 12, 2015

I have tried this Carluccio's on several occasions over the last couple of years, as I like other branches, for example, the branch at St Pancras station. Upper Street, however, never fail to disappoint. Whether there is a long queue to be served or a deserted restaurant, the staff are far too busy chatting away to each other to bother... More 

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London, United Kingdom
Senior Contributor
34 reviews 34 reviews
14 restaurant reviews
15 helpful votes 15 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 11, 2015

Wonderful to go tonight ( Sunday) and see families enjoying themselves. We went as a family and had a good dinner and a happy experience. Would always go back.

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London, United Kingdom
Senior Contributor
36 reviews 36 reviews
35 restaurant reviews
11 helpful votes 11 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 16, 2014

Good friendly Italian service and style. Worth a visit if you can afford it One minor niggle, at closing time they left the front door open and the nice warm restaurant turned into a fridge, we got the message and left shortly afterwards.

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13 reviews 13 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
19 helpful votes 19 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 23, 2014

Although the menu is not as racy as Formula 1, everything about this restaurant works flawlessly. With all four of us ordering different meals we had a good chance to sample this establishment’s offerings and by the end all of our plates were empty. The helpings appear modest, but a lot of thought had gone into composing each of our... More 

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Westport, Ireland
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46 reviews 46 reviews
31 restaurant reviews
24 helpful votes 24 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 9, 2014

Had a Sunday morning brunch here with poached eggs with mushrooms and pancetta on bruschetta. Just perfect! Two coffees ( the smooth blend) everything tasted great! Only thing....the flower boxes on the first floor are watered Sunday early and the residual drops continue down on the outside tables for HOURS! Fantastic selection and quality of olives available to buy!

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Chelmsford
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24 reviews 24 reviews
17 restaurant reviews
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 31, 2014

So good to have a Carluccio's in Islington and very handy for Almeida theatre. Excellent service, knowledgeable and efficient staff; food everso good with authentic Italian flavours and home made pasta etc etc. Always want to buy things in the shop afterwards! Good loos (important!). Only mini drawback - slightly cramped - feel very close to those at next table... More 

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4 reviews 4 reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 8, 2014

Italian goodies. From patisserie to salty dishes and mixed such as pasta made with chocolate. Worth a try!

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London, United Kingdom
Top Contributor
66 reviews 66 reviews
13 restaurant reviews
49 helpful votes 49 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 20, 2014

I'm a coeliac and therefore have to be gluten-free. I regularly use Carluccio's as I travel up and down the country and since their gluten-fee menu came in a few years ago,it has made travelling to support my football team; Ipswich Town, a lot easier. The cafe in Islington is my local one and I regularly pop-in when I go... More 

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Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

  • Address: 305-307 Upper Street, London N1 2TU, England
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  London
  • Phone Number: 0207 359 8167

Price and Cuisine

  • Average Prices: USD 0 - 57
  • Cuisine: Italian

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